Job Description

The position of packaging line technician / operator will support safe and sale-ready can packaged products by ensuring proper function of all can line equipment in alignment with the production schedule.

Job Duties

• Attentive to the machine’s operation at all times; identifying and correcting jams and malfunctions as they occur
• Oversee all line maintenance
• Provide support for preventive maintenance during planned and unplanned down-time
• Work with Can Line Manager and Production Manager to plan and tend to necessary maintenance
• Clean canning equipment proficiently and in a timely manner
• Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail throughout the packaging process to ensure quality standards and operational efficiency is not compromised
• Conduct Initial review of materials and documentation from suppliers in accordance with provided instructions
• Participate in QA/QC sensory analysis with focus
• Conduct inventory of parts and perishables
• Initiation of DHR in Quality system, and item record in ERP
• Maintain DHR and shipping records
• Label and ship finished product
• Adhere to and practice safety protocols at all times
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

• US High School Diploma or equivalent
• Minimum 2 years of rotary can line experience, preferred
• Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack. (Live Oak will provide certification, if needed)
• The understanding of can packaging operation in its entirety including but not limited to equipment cleaning and maintenance

Knowledge and Skills

• Understand the interface and operation of Brite Beer Tanks, preferred
• Ability to comply with safe chemical handling procedures, including personal protection equipment such as gloves
• Understand the importance of safety practices, as well as, good sanitation and cleaning practices
• Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft products, email, and other technologies as required
• Team player who is flexible
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Filler is Comac mfg, carton packer is Switchback, depal is Ska, BBTs are JVNW.

Physical Requirements

• Required to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time, (10+ hours a day) stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, and climb ladders and stairs.
• Ability to frequently lift up 50 pounds at a time. Including repetitive movements and lifting above head height, reaching with arms and pushing/pulling various weights up to 50 pounds.
• The work environment conditions vary often with fluctuating temperatures, noise and moisture levels.